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In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt: Our Shot

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Andy Slavitt, President Biden’s Senior Advisor on COVID-19, is back from the White House to his chair on the award-winning In the Bubble podcast. Just as he took us through the pandemic, this 10-week series called Our Shot is about leading us out. It’s an insider’s guide for getting closure on what happened, how we emerge, and what must come next. Andy is joined each week by Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, who takes you places we couldn't go during the pandemic. Special guests include leaders we rarely get to see drop their guard the way they do on this podcast. Andy gives listeners information and inspiration from his bubble every Monday and Wednesday.

Andy Slavitt, President Biden’s Senior Advisor on COVID-19, is back from the White House to his chair on the award-winning In the Bubble podcast. Just as he took us through the pandemic, this 10-week series called Our Shot is about leading us out. It’s an insider’s guide for getting closure on what happened, how we emerge, and what must come next. Andy is joined each week by Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, who takes you places we couldn't go during the pandemic. Special guests include leaders we rarely get to see drop their guard the way they do on this podcast. Andy gives listeners information and inspiration from his bubble every Monday and Wednesday.

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Andy Slavitt, President Biden’s Senior Advisor on COVID-19, is back from the White House to his chair on the award-winning In the Bubble podcast. Just as he took us through the pandemic, this 10-week series called Our Shot is about leading us out. It’s an insider’s guide for getting closure on what happened, how we emerge, and what must come next. Andy is joined each week by Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, who takes you places we couldn't go during the pandemic. Special guests include leaders we rarely get to see drop their guard the way they do on this podcast. Andy gives listeners information and inspiration from his bubble every Monday and Wednesday.

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English


Episodes

The Biden White House: Vaccinations and a Singing Fauci

6/16/2021
Andy's back! He’s joined by his expanded In the Bubble team, including new regular contributor Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick and his son Zach, who returns with one of his signature “Zach facts.” This episode weaves in Andy’s audio journal from his time as Senior Advisor for Coronavirus Response in the Biden White House. Listen as Andy and Dr. Lisa go inside the administration’s urgent, war-like effort to vaccinate the public. Plus, Dr. Fauci like you've never heard him before. Keep up with Andy on...

Duration:00:53:35

Introducing In the Bubble: Our Shot

6/9/2021
Andy Slavitt, fresh off a stint as Biden’s Senior Advisor for the COVID response, is back from the White House and ready to guide us out of the pandemic and into the next phase of life with a 10-part series. In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt: Our Shot debuts on June 16. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:03:05

Best of In the Bubble: How Will COVID-19 End? (with Ed Yong)

6/7/2021
Enjoy this Best of In the Bubble episode featuring Andy’s riveting conversation with The Atlantic's Ed Yong, the journalist Andy thinks has done the best job writing about and analyzing the pandemic. We’re highlighting this conversation in part because Ed recently returned to writing about the pandemic after a few months away on book leave. They discuss America's failed response, how this whole thing might end, and why wanting things to go back to "normal" isn't the right mindset. Check out...

Duration:00:44:48

Best of In the Bubble: The Big Suck (with Kumail Nanjiani)

6/2/2021
Enjoy this Best of In the Bubble episode in which Andy (and Zach) chat with actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani. They talk about the scary, early days of COVID, how the pandemic impacted Kumail’s mental health, and what it was like living with an immunocompromised person through it all. Plus, Kumail’s wife, Emily V. Gordon, stops by to tell us the couple’s top 3 “cool things to do at home.” Follow Kumail on Twitter and Instagram @kumailn. Check out In the Bubble’s Twitter account...

Duration:00:33:36

Best of In the Bubble: What Will 2021 Look Like? (with Dr. Anthony Fauci)

5/24/2021
Enjoy this Best of In the Bubble episode featuring Andy’s conversion with Dr. Anthony Fauci. Andy brings you into the bubble with Dr. Fauci by asking some of the questions he received from you. Even if you already listened, check it out again and see how their predictions for 2021 held up! Check out In the Bubble’s Twitter account @inthebubblepod. Keep up with Andy in D.C. on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt. In the Bubble is supported in part by listeners like you. Become a...

Duration:00:32:40

Introducing No One is Coming to Save Us

5/21/2021
No One Is Coming to Save Us is a new podcast about America’s childcare crisis and the people — of all ages — who are crushed by it. It’s hosted by Gloria Riviera of ABC News, and features parents, teachers, and “Call It Like It Is” correspondent Kristen Bell, yes that Kristen Bell, who will reveal how we can create the care system we so desperately need, and deserve. Access to high-quality early education and care determines not only a kid’s future, but also their parents’ sanity. Parents...

Duration:00:18:39

Masks Off? Let's Eat! (with Justin Sutherland)

5/19/2021
On Dr. Bob’s last show, he calls up chef and restaurateur Justin Sutherland to hear about the state of the restaurant industry. Many places were able to survive by pivoting to takeout, but more than 10% closed their doors for good. They cover what Justin did to keep his restaurants afloat, what comfort foods they reached for this past year, and what COVID-related industry changes will stick around. Plus, some familiar voices thank Dr. Bob for his time guest hosting In the Bubble. Follow Dr....

Duration:00:46:36

Toolkit: What We Know About Long COVID

5/17/2021
Dr. Bob gets answers to your questions about long COVID from pulmonologist Lekshmi Santhosh and neurologist Jennifer Frontera. They cover who’s getting it, what treatments are available, why the vaccines seem to help some people, and much more on this Toolkit. Plus, Dr. Bob weighs in on the new CDC guidelines on masking. Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s new Twitter account @inthebubblepod. Follow Lekshmi Santhosh @LekshmiMD on Twitter. Keep up with Andy in...

Duration:00:54:32

Take Me Out to the Socially-Distanced Ballgame (with Larry Baer)

5/12/2021
Dr. Bob calls up San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer to talk about what it’s taken to get people back in the stadium for the first time since 2019. They discuss what fans have to do to see a game, how the organization decided on those criteria, and what the reaction has been so far. Plus, what the Giants are doing to encourage people to get vaccinated. Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s Twitter account @inthebubblepod. Keep up with Andy in D.C....

Duration:00:41:49

Toolkit: Getting Back to “Normal”

5/10/2021
The good news: things are starting to open back up. The bad news: it’s going to feel weird. Dr. Bob is joined by Lucy McBride and Craig Spencer for this toolkit all about how to navigate the "new normal." From taking off your mask in public to dealing with anxiety to navigating post-vaccine life with unvaccinated kids... this toolkit’s got something for everyone. Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s new Twitter account @inthebubblepod. Follow Craig Spencer...

Duration:00:57:51

A Sobering Reality in India (with Vidya Krishnan)

5/5/2021
Dr. Bob talks with journalist Vidya Krishnan about India’s devastating COVID surge. As India’s health system collapses, Vidya says this global health crisis has been exacerbated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and, as she calls it, the “moral malnutrition of the rich.” Plus, the lessons she wants the US to take from this unfolding tragedy. Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s Twitter account @inthebubblepod. Vidya Krishnan is on Twitter @VidyaKrishnan. Keep...

Duration:00:43:13

Trust the Vaccine

5/3/2021
Dr. Bob has two conversations about the work being done to get vaccines to Latino and Black communities. First, Jon Jacobo and Diane Havlir talk about the Latino Task Force, which is testing and vaccinating people in San Francisco’s Mission District. Then, Rhea Boyd breaks down the things that are preventing a lot of Black people from getting vaccinated. Spoiler alert: It’s not about attitudes. It’s about access. This episode of the In the Bubble is brought to you in part by the Chan...

Duration:00:55:48

Alexa, Do I Have COVID? (with John Halamka)

4/28/2021
Dr. Bob talks with John Halamka, President of Mayo Clinic Platform, about how COVID has forced medicine to embrace technology at a blistering pace. They discuss what changed, what will stick around post-COVID, and why a computer will never be able to fully replace your doctor. But, are we close to having Alexa diagnose your illnesses? Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s Twitter account @inthebubblepod. John Halamka is on Twitter @jhalamka. Keep up with Andy...

Duration:00:52:37

Vaccinate the World, End the Pandemic (with Nicole Lurie)

4/26/2021
Dr. Bob calls up Nicole Lurie from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations to talk about the state of COVID-19 vaccinations around the globe. They cover COVAX, vaccine nationalism, how vaccine hesitancy is playing out in different countries, and the biggest barriers to vaccinating the world. Plus, the lessons she’s taking away from COVID for the next global health crisis. Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s new Twitter account @inthebubblepod....

Duration:00:44:05

Don’t Freak Out About the J&J Vaccine (with John Moore)

4/21/2021
Dr. Bob calls up Weill Cornell immunologist John Moore to figure out what you need to know about the pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. They discuss why this extremely rare side effect is showing up in J&J and AstraZeneca but not Moderna or Pfizer, how people who have received the J&J vaccine should be thinking about it, and how they think this will get resolved. Plus, John’s thoughts on how the vaccines will hold up against the various variants circulating right now. Follow Dr. Bob on...

Duration:00:54:42

Toolkit: Safe or Not Safe? (Summer Edition)

4/19/2021
Is it safe to go on vacation this summer? Can I send my kids to camp? Should I invite unvaccinated family members to my summer wedding? Drs. Caitlin Rivers and Farzad Mostashari join Dr. Bob to answer all this and more on this special, summer edition of Safe or Not Safe. Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s new Twitter account @inthebubblepod. Follow Caitlin Rivers @cmyeaton and Farzad Mostashari @Farzad_MD on Twitter. Keep up with Andy in D.C. on Twitter...

Duration:00:56:24

How Pandemics End (with John Barry and Jeffrey Kluger)

4/14/2021
Dr. Bob calls up author John Barry and TIME Magazine’s Jeffrey Kluger to talk about what the 1918 flu pandemic and the American polio epidemic can illuminate about COVID-19. In addition to the historical similarities and differences, they discuss what “the end” looked like and what, if anything, that means for us today. Plus, find out which of the three men was a Polio Pioneer! And get Dr. Bob’s take on the joint CDC and FDA decision to pause use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Follow Dr....

Duration:00:47:55

What You Need to Know About the Fourth Wave (with Natalie Dean)

4/12/2021
Dr. Bob calls up University of Florida biostatistician Natalie Dean to ask whether or not we've hit the fourth wave. They discuss where cases are surging, why it's regional as opposed to national, and what role the vaccines will play in keeping this wave smaller than the previous three. Plus, how she's using Legos to help the masses better understand vaccine efficacy. Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s new Twitter account @inthebubblepod. Follow Natalie Dean...

Duration:00:42:01

Toolkit: When Will Kids Get Vaccinated?

4/7/2021
Dr. Bob is joined by Paul Offit, pediatrician and Director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, to answer your questions about kids and the vaccines. This Toolkit is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about vaccinating kids against COVID-19: what ages will be eligible, when it'll happen, how to know it’s safe, and much more. Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s new Twitter account @inthebubblepod. Find Paul...

Duration:00:46:23

It’s OK to Be Optimistic. Really. (with Monica Gandhi)

4/5/2021
Dr. Bob calls up Monica Gandhi, infectious diseases and HIV doctor at UCSF, to talk about why she’s feeling optimistic at this moment in the pandemic. They discuss why her optimism hasn’t waned despite the fourth wave, the variants, and the CDC Director’s feeling of “impending doom.” Plus, why it’s so hard for places like the CDC to balance optimism and caution in how they advise the public. Follow Dr. Bob on Twitter @Bob_Wachter and check out In the Bubble’s new Twitter account...

Duration:00:54:36